Saints of the Day – Micah, Prophet

detail of a ceiling painting of Michah the Prophet, 1864, Johann Thurner; spandrels of the ceiling of the nave of the parish church of Saint Blaise, Fristingen, Dillingen, Bavaria, Germany; photographed on 26 July 2011 by GFreihalter; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(also known as Michaeas) 8th century BC. Another of the 12 minor prophets of the Old Testament and said to be a contemporary of the prophet Isaiah. His book contains the prophecy of Christ’s birth in Bethlehem, which means “House of Bread” (just a little more food for thought!) (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 September 2021. Web. 29 November 2021. <>